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Former Zayo CEO Dan Caruso joins CU Boulder spinout ColdQuanta primed for scale-up

March 16, 2021

ColdQuanta, a CU Boulder spinout company co-founded by Physics Professor Dana Anderson, is a fast-growing startup focused on Cold Atom Quantum Technology, a scalable, versatile, and commercially viable area of quantum tech. Caruso’s involvement with the company began late last year, as he joined as an investor. After additional conversations with the leadership team, Caruso saw an opportunity to help.


CU spinout LongPath wins $5M in DOE funding for continuous methane leak detection

March 12, 2021

LongPath Technologies, Inc. has been awarded $5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The award will support the commercial scaling of LongPath’s innovative approach to continuous emissions monitoring and mitigation from the oil and gas sector, including the launch of Basin-SCAN (Basin Scale Continuous oil and gas Abatement Network).

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CU spinout OnKure, Inc. raises $55 million Series B financing

March 4, 2021

OnKure, a privately-held biopharmaceutical company developing best-in-class, targeted oncology therapeutics, announced that it has raised $55 million in a Series B financing. Proceeds will be used to advance the Company’s next generation histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors further into clinical development and fund a growing pipeline of earlier stage molecules.

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Christopher Bowman elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 22, 2021

Distinguished Engineering Professor Christopher Bowman, who is a serial inventor working with Venture Partners, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to engineers. Bowman was chosen for his innovations related to photopolymerization, a process that uses light to trigger reactions that form new polymers. These polymers are used for an array of medical and technological applications, such as 3D printing, dental fillings, medical devices and augmented reality displays.

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Futurum partnership puts CU research in the hands of younger students

Feb. 19, 2021

It’s hard to imagine a teenager who could resist exploring mechanical engineering after learning about Endoculus, the small device developed by CU Boulder Professor Mark Rentschler that can navigate the human gastrointestinal system with ease and may someday help doctors care for their patients. Futurum helped translate Rentschler’s complex research into easy-to-digest (no pun intended) content that teachers can incorporate into their lesson plans and share with their students.

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Faculty innovators recognized by National Academy of Inventors

Feb. 11, 2021

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) today announced that CU Boulder researchers and spinout founders Mark Rentschler, Greg Rieker and Tin Tin Su have been designated as NAI Senior Members in recognition of their impact on society through extraordinary innovation.

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CU spinout Arpeggio Bio gives startup advice in Y Combinator blog post

Jan. 20, 2021

Arpeggio Bio is a therapeutics company that is developing cancer treatments. They share how they used their own technology to do drug discovery, and sold it as “consulting” to build credibility with investors and trust with a few initial clients.

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SomaLogic adds $81M to earlier $121M round

Jan. 7, 2021

In a statement, the Boulder company said the additional funds were part of a second close of its Series A round this year, bringing its total fundraising haul to the year to $214 million in both cash and non-cash funding. SomaLogic is developing blood-testing platforms to measure for thousands of proteins in a patient’s blood or urine sample that may signal current illnesses or risks for developing a future health condition.

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Inscripta wins Company of the Year at Colorado BioScience Association's Annual Awards Celebration

Dec. 14, 2020

CBSA celebrated companies and organizations driving new health innovations to save and change lives around the world during their 2020 virtual Annual Awards Celebration.


The Scientist magazine names Inscripta's Onyx™ Digital Genome Engineering Platform a top 10 innovation of 2020

Dec. 14, 2020

Their lead product, Onyx™ is based on tech exclusively licensed from CU Boulder.